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James A. Garfield Historical Site, a national treasure in our own backyard
BY GREG GOTH
"I have lived in the area since February 2012 and have driven down Mentor Avenue many times
without really considering the majestic house that sits on the large lot at 8095 Mentor Ave. This is surprising because deep down I am a history buff; I have a picture of my 1 year old son at Gen Patton's grave and I once took my pregnant wife on a tour of the Verdun battlefield in France - that was not a good idea. That all changed when I was asked by Tim Shirer the Publisher of the Lake County Sentinel to accompany him on a tour of the President Garfield Historical Site to take pictures with him for an article. Click here for the whole story
28 years of crossing "her kids" comes to an end for Wickliffe's Vicki Hill
BY TIM SHIRER
For 28 years Vicki Hill has walked back and forth across Lincoln Rd. in Wickliffe approximately 250,000 times. She was the crossing guard at Wickliffe Elementary (formerly Lincoln Elementary 1923-1982). She crossed “her kids” in warm, hot, cold, blistering cold, sunny, rainy, and snowy weather with care.
Friday was the last day of school for Wickliffe Elementary School students and the end of the 28 year journey for Vicki. It was also the end of the road for venerable Wickliffe Elementary as the school will close after 101 years. Click here for the whole story
New Campus of Wickliffe brings the city to the forefront of what modern school should look like
BY TIM SHIRER
Friday afternoon the Lake County Sentinel had a chance to tour the new Campus of Wickliffe. The new campus, which will be the new Pre-K thru 12 campus for Wickliffe City Schools, is replacing Wickliffe Elementary, Wickliffe Middle and Wickliffe High School.
The three schools that are being replaced were a combined 260+ years old. The Middle School opened in the early 1900’s, the Elementary School opened in 1923 and the High School in 1958. Click here for the whole story
Rogers announces over $547 million in federal funds for COVID-19 and economic relief
(COLUMBUS, OH) – State Representative John Rogers (D-Mentor-On-The-Lake) Monday announced the approval of funds by the state Controlling Board to further aid Ohio’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Controlling Board Monday approved federal CARES Act funding for several items aimed at providing financial relief to Ohio’s citizens, small businesses, and non-profits that have been impacted by the pandemic: Click here for the whole story